Lombard Medical Appoints Jonathan Hornsby As Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Published: Sep 20, 2017
Veteran European Sales Manager of Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Market with Extensive Clinical and UK Experience
OXFORDSHIRE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lombard Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVAR), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair products, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Hornsby as Vice President, Sales & Marketing, effective immediately.
Jonathan Hornsby brings over 20 years of experience in the endovascular aortic repair business. He has been instrumental in several product launches, including Medtronic’s Endurant stent graft and Endologix’ Nellix endovascular aneurysm sealing system. He joins Lombard from Endologix (NASDAQ: ELGX) where he served as Sales Director and European Aortic Therapy Director. Prior to his five years at Endologix, Hornsby spent 12 years in Medtronic’s endovascular business.
Kurt Lemvigh, Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Jonathan is a world-class executive and a welcome addition to our team. He brings a combination of extensive endovascular clinical and UK market knowledge to Lombard. We anticipate he will greatly strengthen our direct sales efforts in the UK and will be a valuable asset in support of our international distribution activities.”
Hornsby stated, “This role is a great opportunity for me to be part of an agile company with a vision to capitalize on the emerging Asian markets and other international geographies. The fact that we are UK-based provides our local customers with an opportunity to actually see the product being manufactured and engage with our workforce. I’m delighted to become part of this committed team.”
About Lombard Medical, Inc.
Lombard Medical, Inc., based in Oxfordshire, U.K., develops, manufactures and markets an innovative range of minimally invasive abdominal aortic aneurysm endovascular repair products. For more information, please visit www.lombardmedical.com.
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Lombard Medical, Inc.
Kurt Lemvigh, +44 (0)1235 750 800
Chief Executive Officer